John W. Folkins, Ph.D.

Educational Experience

Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction. Department of Speech. University of Redlands; Redlands, California. May 1970.

Master of Science. Department of Speech. University of Redlands; Redlands, California. June 1971.

Doctor of Philosophy. Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. University of Washington; Seattle, Washington. May 1976.

Postdoctoral Research. Department of Orthodontics. Department of Physiology & Biophysics. University of Washington; Seattle, Washington. June 1976 through June 1977.


Courses Taught

Courses have been taught at all levels, including introductory courses, courses for majors, courses for masters students including a general introduction to research, a five-semester-hour required course for doctoral students, an undergraduate honors course, a course preparing students for undergraduate research, doctoral seminars, and first-year experience courses for beginning students.  


Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bowling Green State University, beginning in May 2000 to present, joining the Department full-time in January 2009, and retiring in August 2015. 

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, July 1986 to May 2000.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disroders, University of Iowa, July 1982 through June 1986.

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, July 1977 through June 1982.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Orthodontics and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, June 1976 through June 1977.

Predoctoral Research Associate, Speech Physiology Laboratory, University of Washington, June 1974 through June 1976.

Residential Program Manager, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, September 1972 through August 1975.

Predoctoral Research Associate, Hearing and Language Contract, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, September 1971 through June 1974.


Administrative Appointments

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus, August 2015 to present.

Chair, Faculty Senate, Bowling Green State University, May 2011 to May 2012.

Chief Executive Officer, Bowling Green State University Research Institute:  Technology Transfer and Services, January 2007 to January 2009.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bowling Green State University, May 2000 to January 2007.

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, University of Iowa, July 1997 to April 2000.

Associate Provost for Academic Review and Academic Support Services, University of Iowa, July 1993 to July 1997.

Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, August 1986 to July 1993.

Acting Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, August 1985 through August 1986.


Professional Honors

John Hutchinson Memorial Scholarship, University of Redlands, 1970

Member, Sigma Xi, The Research Society of North America, 1978

Editor’s Award for article of highest merit,  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1990

Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1990

Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 1992

Award for Significant Contributions, ASHA Political Action Committee, 1993, 1994

Award for Distinguished Contribution, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1993

Certificate of Appreciation, American-Speech-Language Hearing Association, 1996

Distinguished Service Award, Board in Control of Athletics, University of Iowa, 2000

Member, Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society, 2003

Silver Certificate, Acoustical Society of America, 2004

Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2005

Dean’s Special Service Award for Support of the Arts, Bowling Green State University, College of Musical Arts, April 2007

Faculty Distinguished Service Award, Bowling Green State University, April 2013.


Professional Affiliations

Lifetime Member, Acoustical Society of America

Lifetime Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Lifetime Member, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Departmental Representative, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (1985-1993)

Member and Past President, American Association of Phonetic Sciences

Past Member, American Association for Higher Education (now defunct)

Institutional Representative, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Regular Participant from Member Institution, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and Member, Council on Academic Affairs (1993-2007)

Member, American Conference of Academic Deans (2000-2007)

Member, Association of University Technology Managers (2007-2009)


Theses and Dissertations Directed

Rebecca E. Shaw, Comparison of methods for measuring velar position from lateral-view cineradiography, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1979.

Patrick L. Anderson, Lip and jaw movements during the perceptually fluent speech of children who stutter, M.A. Thesis, August 1980.

Milo O. Waddoups, Effects of oral-to-nasal cavity coupling and vocal intensity upon air flow and subglottal air pressure during phonation, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1981.

Donald S. Cooper, A study of the reliability of electromyographic signals from the palatoglossus muscle, M.A. Thesis, May 1981.

Raymond N. Linville, Temporal aspects of articulation:  Some implications for speech motor control of stereotyped productions, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 1982.

Jeanne Canty, Movement patterns of the upper lip and lower lip for various jaw displacements during speech, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1982.

Michael P. Karnell, The relationship between perceived and kinematic aspects of speech production in cleft palate speakers, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 1983, codirected with Hughlett L. Morris.

Susan G. Sharkey, Articulatory movements of children and adults:  Implications for developmental speech motor control, M.A. Thesis, May 1983.

David L. Jones, The effect of utterance rate on the perception of speech production in cleft palate speakers, M.A. Thesis, May 1983.

Nancy A. Tye-Murray, Temporal and rhythmic properties of articulatory behavior over changes in speaking rate and stress in normal and deaf speakers, Ph.D. Dissertation, April 1984, codirected with Gerald N. Zimmermann.  

Robert W. Quesal, Articulatory behaviors of stutterers during a single-word repetition task, Ph.D. Dissertation, August 1984, codirected with Dean E. Williams.

Janelle L. Lee, Intersubject differences in displacement of the upper and lower lips with the jaw fixed at different positions, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1985.

Mia R. Mueller, Formant changes between solo and unison speech across speakers with different vocal tract lengths, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1987.

David L. Jones, Effect of speech production time on the perception of disordered nasality and measures of nasal accelerometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, September 1987, codirected with Hughlett L. Morris.

Brenda Bergman, Fundamental frequency and formant patterns of cochlear implant patients' speech produced before and after implantation, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1988, codirected with Charissa Lansing.

Virginia A. Hinton, Intralabial contact pressure during speech production, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1989.

Carolyn Bean, The effects of emphasis training on the speech intelligibility of dysarthric speakers with Parkinson's disease, Ph.D. Dissertation, April 1990, codirected with Linda S. Jordan.

Carlin F. Hageman, The illusion of change in jaw position produced by the tonic vibration reflex:  Effects on lip movement during speech.  Visiting senior scholar, fall 1991.

Alice E. Smith, Velopharyngeal-laryngeal temporal coordination:  The influence of vowel, consonant, and rate contexts, Ph.D. Dissertation, July 1996, codirected with Jerald B. Moon.

(Note:  There are fewer publications between 1993 and 2007 as I had full-time administrative positions with no expectation of publication and little opportunity to do so.)

Folkins, John W. and James H. Abbs, Lip and jaw motor control during speech:  Responses to resistive loading of the jaw.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 18:207-220, 1975.  (Reprinted in a book a classic papers by Raymond Kent (ed.), Speech Production, New York:  Acoustical Society of America, 1991.)

Folkins, John W., Creighton J. Miller, and Fred D. Minifie, Rhythm and syllable timing in phrase-level stress patterning.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 18:739-753, 1975.

Abbs, James H., John W. Folkins, and Murali Sivarijan, Motor impairment following blockade of the infraorbital nerve:  Implications for the use of anesthetization techniques in speech research.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 19:19-35, 1976.

Folkins, John W. and James H. Abbs, Additional observations on responses to resistive loading of the jaw.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 19:217-218, 1976.

Folkins, John W. and James H. Abbs, Motor impairment following blockade of the inferior alveolar nerve:  Implications for the use of anesthetization techniques in speech research.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 20:816-817, 1977.

Folkins, John W., Lower lip displacement during voluntary activation of individual labial muscles in man. Archives of Oral Biology, 23:189-194, 1978.

Folkins, John W., Lower lip displacement during in-vivo stimulation of human labial muscles.  Archives of Oral Biology, 23:195-207, 1978.

Larson, Charles R., John W. Folkins, Michael D. McClean, and Eric M. Muller, Sensitivity of the human perioral reflex to parameters of mechanical stretch.  Brain Research, 146:159-164, 1978.

Folkins, John W., and Charles R. Larson, In search of a tonic vibration reflex in the human lip.  Brain Research, 151:409-412, 1978.

Folkins, John W., Jesse G. Kennedy, and Patricia L. Loncarich, Standardization of lip muscle nomenclature.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 21:603-605, 1978.

McClean, Michael D., John W. Folkins, and Charles R. Larson, The role of the perioral reflex in lip motor control for speech.  Brain and Language, 7:42-61, 1979.

Folkins, John W., Masseter, temporalis, and medial pterygoid activity with the mandible free and fixed.  In E. Fischer-Jorgensen (Ed.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Volume II, 337-343, 1979.

Folkins, John W., Section on speech physiology, in K.J. Goldstein (Senior Editor), Annual Abstracts of Speech, Voice, Language, and Hearing, Boston:  Little, Brown, and Company, 1979.

Shaw, Rebecca L., John W. Folkins, and David P. Kuehn, Comparison of methods for measuring velar position from lateral-view cineradiography.  Cleft Palate Journal, 17:326-329, 1980.

Folkins, John W., Muscle activity for jaw closing during speech.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 24:521-535, 1981.

Folkins, John W. and Gerald N. Zimmermann, Jaw muscle activity during speech with the mandible fixed.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 69:1441-1445, 1981.

Folkins, John W. and David P. Kuehn, Speech Production.  In N.J. Lass, J.L. Northern, D.E. Yoder, and L.V. McReynolds (Eds.), Speech, Language and Hearing, Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders, 246-285, 1982.

Folkins, John W. and Gerald N. Zimmermann, Lip and jaw interactions during speech:  Responses to perturbation of lower-lip movement prior to bilabial closure.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 71:1225-1233, 1982.

Kuehn, David P., John W. Folkins, and Courtney B. Cutting, Relationships between muscle activity and velar position.  Cleft Palate Journal, 19:25-35, 1982.

Folkins, John W. and Raymond N. Linville, The effect of varying lower-lip displacement on upper-lip movements: implications for the coordination of speech movements.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 26:209-219, 1983.

Kahane, Joel C. and John W. Folkins, Atlas of Speech and Hearing Anatomy, Columbus, Ohio:  Charles E. Merrill, Inc., 1984, 352 pages.

Sharkey, Susan G. and John W. Folkins, The variability of lip and jaw movements in children and adults:  Implications for the development of speech motor control.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 78:8-15, 1985.

Folkins, John W., Issues in speech motor control and their relation to the speech of individuals with cleft palate.  Cleft Palate Journal, 22:106-122, 1985.

Karnell, Michael P., John W. Folkins, and Hughlett L. Morris, Relations between articulatory movements and the percept of nasality in speakers with cleft palate.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28:63-72, 1985.

Metz, Dale E. and John W. Folkins, Protection of human subjects in speech and hearing research, Asha, 27:25-29, March 1985.  Reprinted in I.M. Ventry and N. Schiavetti, Evaluating Research in Speech Pathology and Audiology, 2nd Ed., New York:  Macmillan, 425-438, 1986.

Jones, David L. and John W. Folkins, The effect of speaking rate on judgments of disordered speech in children with cleft palate. Cleft Palate Journal, 22:246-252, 1985.

Cooper, Donald S. and John W. Folkins, Comparison of electromyographic signals from different electrode placements in the palatoglossus muscle.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 78:1530-1540, 1985.

Folkins, John W. and Jeanne L. Canty, Movements of the upper and lower lips during speech:  Interactions between lips with the jaw fixed at different positions.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 29:348-356, 1986.

Tye-Murray, Nancy A., Gerald N. Zimmermann, and John W. Folkins, Movement timing in deaf and hearing speakers: Comparison of phonetically heterogeneous syllable strings. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 30:411-417, 1987.

Zimmermann, Gerald N., Rodger M. Dalston, Carolyn J. Brown, John W. Folkins, Raymond N. Linville, and Earl J. Seaver, Comparison of cineradiographic and photodetection techniques for assessing velopharyngeal function during speech.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 30:564-569, 1987.

Folkins, John W., and Carl Kice Brown, Upper lip, lower lip, and jaw interactions during speech:  Comments on evidence from repetition-to-repetition variability.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 82:1919-1924, 1987.

Folkins, John W., Raymond N. Linville, J. David Garrett, and Carl Kice Brown, Interactions in the labial musculature during speech.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 31:253-264, 1988.

Kuehn, David P., John W. Folkins, and Raymond N. Linville, An electromyographic study of the musculus uvulae.  Cleft Palate Journal, 25:348-355, 1988.

Folkins, John W., Velopharyngeal nomenclature:  Incompetence, inadequacy, insufficiency, and dysfunction, Cleft Palate Journal, 25:413-416, 1988.

Robin, Donald A., Carolyn Bean, and John W. Folkins, Lip movement in apraxia of speech.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32:512-523, 1989.

Bean, Carolyn, John W. Folkins, and William E. Cooper, The effects of emphasis on passage comprehension.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32:707-712, 1989.

Folkins, John W. and Jerald B. Moon, Approaches to the study of speech production.  In J. Bardach and H. L. Morris (eds.), Multidisciplinary Management of Cleft Lip and Palate, Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders, 707-716, 1990.

Jones, David J., John W. Folkins, and Hughlett L. Morris, Speech production time and judgments of disordered nasalization in speakers with cleft palate.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 33:458-466, 1990.

Tye-Murray, Nancy, and John W. Folkins, Jaw and lip movements of deaf talkers while producing utterances with known stress patterns.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 87:2675-2683, 1990.

Folkins, John W., and Ken M. Bleile, Taxonomies in biology, phonetics, phonology, and speech motor control.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 55:596-611, 1990.  This article won the ASHA Editor's Award for the article of highest merit published during 1990 in the Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders.

Tye-Murray, Nancy, Julie Barkmeier, and John W. Folkins, Scaling and transcription measures of intelligibility for populations with disordered speech.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 34:697-699, 1991.

Folkins, John W.,  Stuttering from a speech motor control perspective.  In H.F.M. Peters, W. Hulstijn, and C.W. Starkweather (eds.), Speech Motor Control and Stuttering, Amsterdam:  Elsevier Scientific Publishers, 561-570, 1991.

Moon, Jerald B., and John W. Folkins, The effects of auditory feedback on the regulation of intraoral air pressure during speech.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 90:2992-2999, 1991.

Folkins, John W., Michael P. Gorga, Erich S. Luschei, Dolores K. Vetter, and Charles S. Watson, The use of nonhuman animals in speech, language, and hearing research.  Asha, 34:57-65, 1993.

Moon, Jerald B., John W. Folkins, Alice E. Smith, and Erich S. Luschei, Air pressure regulation during speech production.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 94:54-63, 1993.

Moon, Jerald B., Patricia Zebrowski, Donald A. Robin, and John W. Folkins, Visuomotor tracking ability of young adult speakers.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 36:672-682, 1993.

Kuehn, David P., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Levator veli palatini muscle activity in relation to intranasal air pressure variation.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 30:3361-3368, 1993.

Moon, Jerald B., Alice E. Smith, John W. Folkins, Jon H. Lemke, and Michael Gartlan, Coordination of velopharyngeal muscle activity during positioning of the soft palate.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 31:45-55, 1994.

Hageman, Carlin, Donald A. Robin, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Visuomotor tracking abilities of apraxic speakers.  Clinical Aphasiology, 22:219-229, 1994.

Folkins, John W., Jerald B. Moon, Erich S. Luschei, Donald A. Robin, Nancy Tye-Murray, and Kenneth L. Moll, What can nonspeech tasks tell us about speech motor disabilities?  Journal of Phonetics, 23:139-147, 1995.

Seddoh, Samuel A.K., Donald A. Robin, Hyun-Sub Sim, Carlin Hageman, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Speech timing in apraxia of speech versus conduction aphasia.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 39:590-603, 1996.

Robin, Donald A., Nancy Pearl Solomon, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Nonspeech assessment of the speech production mechanism.  In Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders, Malcolm R. McNeil (ed.), New York:  Thieme, 1997.

Ballard, Kirrie J., Donald A. Robin, and John W. Folkins,  An integrative model of speech motor control:  A response to Ziegler, Aphasiology, 17:37-48, 2003.

Ballard, Kirrie J., Nancy Pearl Solomon, Donald A. Robin, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Nonspeech assessment of the speech production mechanism.  In Clinical Management of Sensorimnotor Speech Disorders, Second Edition, Malcolm R.. McNeil (ed.), New York:  Thieme, 2009.

Folkins, John W., Redesigning introduction to communication disorders.  Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 13(2):1-14, 2010.  

Knight, William E., John W. Folkins, Milton D. Hakel, and Richard P. Kennell, Administrators’ decisions about resource allocation. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 33:325-336, 2011.

Folkins, John W., Perspectives on the teaching of pedagogy to doctoral students.  Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 14(2):57-63, 2011.

Folkins, John W., Alison Behrman, Trisha L. Self, and Rosalind R. Scudder, A wiki to support teaching the course:  Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 15(1):3-10, 2012.

Friberg, Jennifer C., John W. Folkins, and Colleen F. Visconti, Using Clinical and Research Activities to Enhance the Undergraduate Experience.  Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 16(2):81-85, 2013. 

Brackenbury, Tim, John W. Folkins, and Sarah M. Ginsberg, Examining Educational Challenges in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the Perspectives of Signature Pedagogy and Reflective Practice, Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 41(1): 70-82, 2014.

Folkins, John W., Jennifer C. Friberg, and Paul A. Cesarini, University Classroom Design Principles to Facilitate Learning—The Instructor as Advocate, Planning for Higher Education 43(2) January-March:  45-62, 2015.

Folkins, John W., Tim Brackenbury, Miriam Krause, and Allison Haviland, Enhancing the Therapy Experience Using Principles of Video Game Design, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 25(1):  111-121, 2016.

Folkins, John W., Are We Asking the Right Questions about Pedagogy in Communication Sciences and Disorders?  Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 43:  77-86, 2016.

Ludy, Mary-Jon., Tim Brackenbury, John W. Folkins, Susan Peet, Stephen J. Langendorfer, and Kari Beining.  Student Impressions of Syllabus Design:  Engaging Versus Contractual Syllabus.  International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(2): 1-23, 2016. 

Folkins, John W., The Contrarian Instructor:  Leading College Students to Ask and Answer Their Own Questions. Hauppauge NY:  Nova Science Publishers, 1-194, 2017.

Folkins, John W. and James H. Abbs, Lip and jaw motor control during speech:  Motor responses to external interference.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Los Angeles, CA, October 1973.  This paper was also presented in an open session to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Detroit, MI, November 1973.

Folkins, John W., Creighton J. Miller and Fred D. Minifie, Rhythm and phrase-level stress patterning.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Las Vegas, NV, November 1974.

Miller, Creighton J., John W. Folkins, and Fred D. Minifie, Syllable timing and phrase-level stress patterning.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association,  Las Vegas, NV, November 1974.

Abbs, James H., Dwight Sutton, John W. Folkins, and Mary Lovell, Motor innervation of the facial motor system:  New findings in human and nonhuman primates.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Washington, DC, November 1975.

Folkins, John W., Eric M. Muller, and James H. Abbs, Multidimensional lower lip displacement resulting from activation of individual labial muscles:  Development of a static model.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Houston, TX, November 1976.

Larson, Charles R., John W. Folkins, Michael D. McClean, and Eric M. Muller, Magnitudes of the perioral reflexes as a function of stimulus velocity and isometric lip force.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, CA, November 1976.

Folkins, John W., In search of a "tonic vibration reflex" in the lip muscles.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November 1977.

Folkins, John W., Observations and speculations on lip and jaw interactions during speech.  Presented to the Conference on Neural Mechanisms Underlying Control of Speech Movements, Madison, WI, June 1978.

Folkins, John W., Gerald N. Zimmermann, and Donald S. Cooper, Activity in jaw-closing muscles during speech.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA, November 1978.

Folkins, John W., Horizons for articulatory physiology.  Invited lecture at the conference "Horizons for Speech Science,"  to honor James F. Curtis at his retirement, Iowa City, IA, May 1979.

Folkins, John W., Lip and jaw movements during speech following experimental fatigue of the mentalis muscles.  Presented to the Second Conference on Neural Mechanisms Underlying Control of Speech Production, Madison, WI, June 1979.

Folkins, John W., and Gerald N. Zimmermann, Lip and jaw interactions during speech:  Responses to labial stimulation.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 1979.

Kuehn, David P., John W. Folkins, and Courtney B. Cutting, An electromyographic-radiographic study of static velar position.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate Association, Lancaster, PA, May 1980.

Folkins, John W. and Raymond N. Linville, Interactions between movements of the upper and lower lips.  Presented to the Third Conference on Neural Mechanisms Underlying Control of Speech Production, Madison, WI, June 1980.

Folkins, John W. and Raymond N. Linville, Influences of the lower lip on upper-lip movement during speech.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Los Angeles, CA, November 1980.

Waddoups, Milo O. and John W. Folkins, Relationships among oral-to-nasal opening, airflow, and subglottal pressure during phonation.  Presented to the American Speech and Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA, November 1981.

Cooper, Donald S. and John W. Folkins, The spatial sampling problem in electromyographic studies of the speech musculature.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Miami, FL, November 1981.

Cooper, Donald S. and John W. Folkins, The temporal sampling problem in electromyographic studies of the speech musculature.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Chicago, IL, April 1982.

Linville, Raymond N. and John W. Folkins, Temporal characteristics of repeated utterances.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Chicago, IL, April 1982.

Linville, Raymond N. and John W. Folkins, Kinematic patterns of repeated syllables.  Presented to the Fourth Conference on Neural Mechanisms Underlying Control of Speech Production, Madison, WI, May 1982.

Folkins, John W., Computer applications in speech physiology.  Invited presentation and discussant,. presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Cincinnati, OH, November 1983.

Tye, Nancy A., Gerald N. Zimmermann, and John W. Folkins, Articulation by deaf speakers across changes in rate and stress.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Cincinnati, OH, November 1983.

Kuehn, David P., John W. Folkins, and Raymond N. Linville, An electromyographic-cineradiographic study of the musculus uvulae.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate Association, Seattle, WA, May 1984.

Folkins, John W., Is coarticulation a copout?  Special study session conducted for the American Cleft Palate Association, Seattle, WA, May 1984.

Karnell, Michael P., John W. Folkins, and Hughlett L. Morris, Perceived and kinematic aspects of speech production in cleft palate.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate Association, Seattle, WA, May 1984.

Linville, Raymond N., Ronald C. Scherer, and John W. Folkins, Study of velopharyngeal kinetics.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA, November 1984.

Folkins, John W., Lip movements during speech:  Interactions between upper and lower lips across different jaw positions.  Midwinter Research Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Clearwater, FL, February 1985 (paper read by Charles Larson, Northwestern University).

Folkins, John W., Rodger M. Dalston, Yoshiyuki Horii, Michael P. Karnell, and Jerald B. Moon, Research for the Practicing Clinician:  Instruments for measuring velopharyngeal function. Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC, November 1985.

Newman, Linda L. and John W. Folkins, Variability of lip movement with and without the jaw fixed.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC, November 1985.

Folkins, John W., Raymond N. Linville, J. David Garrett, and Carl Kice Brown, Interactions in the labial musculature during speech.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, Anaheim, CA, December 1986.

Folkins, John W., Contrasting perspectives on speech motor disorders and phonological disorders.  Invited two-hour presentation, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Chicago, IL, February 1987.

Jones, David L., John W. Folkins, and Hughlett L. Morris, Effect of speech production time on perception of disordered nasalization in speakers with cleft palate.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate Association, San Antonio, TX, March 1987.

Folkins, John W., Some general perspectives from speech motor control.  Invited Presentation,  International Conference on Multidisciplinary Management of the Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate, University of Iowa, October 1987.

Bean, Carolyn, John W. Folkins, and William E. Cooper, Effects of stress on passage comprehension.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1987.

Robin, Donald A., Carolyn Bean, John W. Folkins, and Matthew Rizzo, Velocity of lip movement in apraxia of speech.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1987.

Folkins, John W., Velopharyngeal flexibility and plasticity.  Invited Presentation (one of nine speakers), Contemporary issues in velopharyngeal research.  Four-hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1987.

Folkins, John W., Instrumentation for measurement of velopharyngeal function.  Invited Presentation (one of four speakers), Instrumental analyses of speech production:  II. Application to disorders.  Four-hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1987.

Folkins, John W., Physiological studies.  Invited Presentation  (one of six speakers), Acquired apraxia of speech.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA, November 1988.

Moon, Jerald B., and John W. Folkins, The effects of auditory feedback on the regulation of intraoral air pressure.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate Association, San Francisco, CA, April 1989.

Folkins, John W., and Ken M. Bleile, The units of phonetics, phonology, and speech motor control.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St. Louis, MO, November 1989.

Moon, Jerald B., and John W. Folkins, Regulation of intraoral air pressure following modification of the intensity of frication.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St. Louis, MO, November, 1989.

Folkins, John W. Invited conference summary, Second International Conference:  Speech Motor Control and Stuttering, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 1990.

Bleile, Ken M. and John W. Folkins, Theoretical distinctions between speech motor and phonological errors.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA, November 1990.

Moon, Jerald B., John W. Folkins, and Erich S. Luschei, Regulation of intraoral air pressure during speech.  Presented to the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, CA, November 1990.

Moon, Jerald B., Donald A. Robin, Patricia M. Zebrowski, and John W. Folkins, Visuomotor tracking:  A method for evaluating speech motor control.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 1991.

Kent, Raymond D., John W. Folkins, Carol A. Fowler, Vincent L. Gracco, Michael I. Jordan, Kevin H. Munhall, and Joseph S. Perkell, Models of speech production.  Three-hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 1991.

Kuehn, David P., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Levator veli palatini muscle activity in relation to intranasal air pressure variation.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Portland, OR, May 1992.

Moon, Jerald B., John W. Folkins, Alice E. Smith, and Erich S. Luschei, Active intraoral air pressure regulation during speech:  Can it be?  Presented to the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Portland, OR, May 1992.

Kuehn, David P., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Manipulation of nasal air pressure and its effect on velar muscle activity.  Presented to the Conference on Motor Speech, Boulder, CO, April 1992.

Moon, Jerald B., Alice Smith, and John W. Folkins, Interrelations in the electromyographic activity of the velar muscles during closure of the velopharyngeal port, Presented to the Conference on Motor Speech, Boulder, CO, April 1992.

Folkins, John W., Jerald B. Moon, Kenneth L. Moll, Erich S. Luschei, Donald A. Robin, and Nancy Tye-Murray, Reductionism and holism in speech research:  Are there preferred levels of analysis?  Presented to the Conference on Motor Speech, Boulder, CO, April 1992.

Hageman, Carlin, Donald A. Robin, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Visuomotor tracking by speakers who are apraxic, aphasic, and normal:  Air nar no seezy anters.  Presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Derango, CO, May 1992.

Folkins, John W., Systems for the measurement of speech movements.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX, November 1992.

Kuehn, David P., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Levator muscle activity in relation to intranasal air pressure variation.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX, November 1992.

Hageman, Carlin F., Donald A. Robin, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Apraxic, aphasic, and normal speakers visuomotor tracking abilities.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX, November 1992.

Folkins, John W., Michael P. Gorga, Erich S. Luschei, Dolores K. Vetter, and Charles S. Watson, The role of nonhuman animals in communication disorders research.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX, November 1992.

Moon, Jerald B., Alice E. Smith, and John W. Folkins, Coordination of velopharyngeal muscle activity during submaximal positioning of the soft palate.  Presented to the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1993.

Robin, Donald A., Carlin Hagemen, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Articulatory coordination during sentence level productions of apraxic speakers.  Presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, April 1993.

Folkins, John W., Jerald B. Moon, Erich S. Luschei, Donald A. Robin, Kenneth L. Moll, and Nancy Tye-Murray, What nonspeech motor tasks can tell us about speech motor control. Presented to the Third International Seminar on Speech Production:  Models and Data, Old Saybrook CT, May 1993.

Smith, Alice E. and John W. Folkins, Control of velopharyngeal movements during speech.  Presented to the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, CA, November 1993.

Robin, Donald A., Carlin Hageman, Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Articulatory coordination in apraxic speakers.  Presented to the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, CA, November 1993.

Smith, Alice E. and John W. Folkins, A comparison of EMG electrode placements in the levator muscle.  Presented to the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, CA, November 1993.

Folkins, John W., Research training across the life span.  Presented to the workshop on Research Training Needs of Graduate Programs sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda MD, January 1994.

Folkins, John W. (one of nine speakers), Publish or perish:  The ASHA review process.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1994.

Smith, Alice E., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Velopharyngeal movements during speech:  velocities, magnitudes and durations.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA, November 1994.

Folkins, John W., Emily A. Tobey, and Margaret A. Rogers, The future of phonetic sciences in America.  Presented as the 1994 meeting program, American Association of Phonetic Sciences, New Orleans, LA, November 1994.

Harris, Katherine S., Arlene E. Carney, John W. Folkins, and Richard Schwartz, The publications process:  From design to document.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL, December 1995.

Folkins, John W., Directions for research in phonetics.  Presented as the 1995 meeting program, American Association of Phonetic Sciences, Orlando, FL, December 1995.

Smith, Alice E., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Velopharyngeal-laryngeal coordination during normal speech production.  Presented to the Eighth Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Amelia Island, FL, February 1996.

Folkins, John W., Juliet Kaufmann, and Elizabeth Zeidel, Developing and implementing a four year graduation plan.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the 15th Annual Conference on the Freshman Year Experience, Columbia, SC, February 1996.

Bleile, Ken, John W. Folkins, Marc Fey, and John Locke, Does the distinction between articulation and phonology have clinical significance?  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA, November 1996.

Smith, Alice E., Jerald B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Velopharyngeal/laryngeal temporal coordination during nasal voiceless consonant production.  Presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA, November 1996.

Folkins, John W. (one of eight speakers), The publication process:  From design to document.  Ninety-minute seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA, November 1996.

Folkins, John W. and V. K. Wong, Adding value to continued accreditation of well-established institutions:  The special emphasis/comprehensive site visit.  Invited presentation to the Forum for Presidents, Annual Meeting of the North Central Association, Chicago, IL, April 1999.

Folkins, John W., The potential of the common market of courses and institutes.  Invited presentation to the Committee on Institutional Cooperation Tech Forum 2000, Columbus, OH, April 2000.

Folkins, John W. (one of eight panel members), Uses of the National Study of Student Engagement.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Association for Higher Education, Chicago, IL, March 2002.

Folkins, John W., Closing Summary of Conference.  Presented to the Ohio General Education Conference sponsored by the Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus, OH, June 2002.

Hammond, D. Rosalind, Elizabeth S. Cole, John W. Folkins, and Josue Cruz, Jr., Collaboration:  Channeling the future of our profession.  Ninety-minute panel presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, New Orleans, LA, January 2003.

Folkins, John W., Roderick G. W. Chu, and Milton D. Hakel, The Two Faces of Assessment:  Institutional Accountability and Student Learning Outcomes.  Ninety-minute panel presented to the Council on Academic Affairs at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, Washington, DC, November 2005.

Folkins, John W., Gloria Hepner, and Kenneth Norrie, Opportunities for Collaborative Research by Ohio and Michigan Institutions with Institutions in Ontario.  Sixty-minute panel presented at the Joint Meeting of Chief Academic Officers of Ontario, Michigan, and Ohio, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 2006.

Folkins, John W., Institutional Approaches to Quality:  Student Success at Bowling Green State University.  Presented to the summer workshop, Perspectives on Quality, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Washington, DC, July 2006.

Folkins, John W., Welcome, overview, and panel leader, The Ohio Board of Regents Placement Summit, Columbus, OH, March 2007.

Knight, William E., Hakel, Milton D., Folkins, John W., and Kennell, Richard P., Academic Administrators’ Decisions About Resource Allocation:  Do Disciplinary Differences Matter?  Presented to the Association for Institutional Research, Kansas City, MO, June 2007.

Folkins, John W.,  Recent Trends in Academic Freedom:  What Do We Privilege?  Presented to the Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists, Perrysburg, OH, October 2007.

Folkins, John W. and Law, Frederick, Statewide Placement Policy Recommendations.  Presented to the Meeting of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Council, Columbus, OH, December 2007.

Ballard, Kirrie J., L. Chaitlow, Donald A. Robin, Jerold B. Moon, and John W. Folkins, Effects of Age on the Speech Motor System:  A Perturbation Study.  Presented to the Motor Speech Conference, Monterey, CA, March 2008.

Deputy, Paul N., John W. Folkins, Tanya M. Gallagher, and Kim A. Wilcox, The View from the Top:  Advice from Academic Administrators.  Two-hour panel presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November
2008.

Stringer, Sharon, John Folkins, Hillary Fuhrman, Peggy Liggit, and Howard Shapiro, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Learning Outcomes Assessment:  What Do They Have to Do with Each Other?  Ninety-minute panel presented to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Academy meeting, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, May 2010.

Folkins, John W., Using Teams to Facilitate Active Learning in Large Enrollment Courses.  One-hour presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.

Brackenbury, Timothy, John W. Folkins, and Sarah M. Ginsberg, The Signature Pedagogy of Communication Sciences & Disorders. One hour seminar to be presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Folkins, John W., A. Behrman, R. Scudder, and T. Self, Teaching Excellence: Making Introduction to Communication Disorders More Compelling. Two hour seminar to be presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Brackenbury, Timothy, John W. Folkins, Ryan Bronkema, Allison Hadley, Michael Kudella, Matthew Mieure, and Yeon Ju Oh,  Enhancing Student Learning Through Principles of Game Design, One-hour presentation at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Academy, Grand Rapids, MI, May 2012. 

Folkins, John W., Timothy Brackenbury, Allison Hadley, and Miriam Krause, Achievement Unlocked:  Comparing Principles of Videogame Design to Clinical Practice.  One hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2012.

Friberg, Jennifer C., John W. Folkins, and Colleen F. Visconti, Enhancing the Undergraduate Experience.  Three-hour workshop presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2012.

Folkins, John W., Jennifer C. Friberg, Sarah M. Ginsberg, Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker, Elizabeth Witter, and Heidi Hawthorne,  What Students Want to Know About Being a Faculty Member. Two-hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2012.

Dudding, Carol C., John W. Folkins, Charlette M. Green, Pat Mercaitis, Melissa Passe, and Colleen Worthington, Educating and Training Clinicians in the 21st Century:  Challenges and Opportunities in Teaching and Supervision.  Three-hour short course presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November 2013.

Folkins, John W., Jennifer C. Friberg, and Paul A. Cesarini, Classroom Design and How It Can Facilitate Active Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders Courses.  One hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November 2013.

Ludy, Mary-Jon, Tim Brackenbury, John W. Folkins, Susan Peet, Stephen J. Langendorfer, and Jenn Stucker, The Engaging Syllabus: From Contract to Connection. One-hour presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching & Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 2014.

Friberg, Jennifer C. and John W. Folkins, Promoting Undergraduate Research in Communication Disorders, Webinar sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 60 participants around the country, May 2014.

Folkins, John W., Lynne E. Hewitt, Tim Brackenbury, and Alexander M. Goberman, The Promises and Challenges of Undergraduate Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders, One-hour seminar presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL, November 2014.

Folkins, John W., Opportunities in Higher Education, One of nine presenters in the 90 minute roundtable, Significant Resources for Students, presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL, November 2014.

Ludy, Mary Jon., Tim Brackenbury, John W. Folkins, Susan Peet, Stephen J. Langendorfer, and Kari Beining,  Creating Syllabi to Maximize Student Engagement and Motivation.  Presented to the Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Traverse City MI, September, 2015.

Martin-Harris, Bonnie; Kathy Chapman, Anthony DiLollo, John Folkins, Sue Hale, Gail Kempster, Paula Leslie, Lauren Nelson, Wren Newman, Shari Robertson, Loretta Nunez, Patrima Tice, Margaret Rogers, Neil DiSarno, and Lemmietta  McNeilly.  ASHA Guideline Development for the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology.  Presented to the national convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver CO, November 2015.

American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Member, ASHA Committee on Scientific Affairs, January 1983 through December 1985.

Member, ASHA Ad Hoc Committee on Fluency and Stuttering, 1982 through 1983.

Member, ASHA Publications Board, January 1988 through December 1992.  Returned as an ex officio member of the Publications Board as a journal editor, July 1994 to December 1996.

Member, Task Force to interact with the NIH Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, September 1988 to July 1993.

Provided testimony on behalf of the ASHA before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Washington D.C., March 1990.  Testimony concerned Fiscal Year 1991 appropriations for the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

Presented the Distinguished Service Award to Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) on behalf of the ASHA, March 29, 1990.

Honored as a Fellow of the Association, 1990.

Provided testimony on behalf of the ASHA before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Washington D.C., April 1991.  Testimony concerned Fiscal Year 1992 appropriations for the United States Department of Education, Division of Personnel Preparation.

Founding Division Coordinator (elected),  ASHA Special Interest Group 5:  Speech Anatomy and Physiology and Structurally Based Speech Disorders, May 1991 through November 1991.

Advisory Board Member,  ASHA Special Interest Group 5:  Speech Anatomy and Physiology and Structurally Based Speech Disorders, November 1991 through December 1994.

Award for significant contributions toward advocacy of public policy, ASHA Political Action Committee, 1993, 1994.

Member, Speech Liaison Group, Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinical Trials Research Group, three-year term July 1997 through September 2000.

Participant, Promoting the Next Generation of Researchers, ASHA, 2010.

Member, Steering Committee, ASHA Special Interest Group10:  Issues in Higher Education, three year term January 2011 through December 2013.

Associate Coordinator, ASHA Special Interest Group 10: Issues in Higher Education, two-year term January 2012 through December 2013, renewed for three years, January 2014 to December 2016.

Member, ASHA Financial Planning Board, January 2012 to December 2012.

Mentor, ASHA Mentoring Academic-Research Careers (MARC), 2008 to 2015.

Member, ASHA Ad Hoc Committee on Guidelines for the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, March 2014 to November 2015.

Acoustical Society of America

Member, Speech Communication Technical Committee, three year term, 1991 through 1994.

Honored as a Fellow of the Society, 1992.

National Institutes of Health

Reviewer, Communication Disorders Review Committee, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, September 1982.

Reviewer, Communication Sciences Study Section, Division of Research Grants, October 1982.

Site Visitor, for program project proposal from Boys Town Institute for Communicative Disorders in Children, Omaha NE, Communication Disorders Review Committee, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, December 1982.

Member, Scientific Programs Advisory Committee, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, two-year term, 1984 through 1986.

Advisor, Division of Communicative and Neurosensory Disorders, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, four-year term, 1984 through 1988.

Site Visitor, for program project proposal from Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT, Communication Disorders Review Committee, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, September 1984.

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Study Section, Division of Research Grants, April 1985.

Site Visitor, for collaborative research proposal on Cricopharyngeal Myotomy, involving Department of Otolaryngology, Wayne State University, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University.  Reviewed by Oral Biology and Medicine Study Section, Division of Research Grants.  Site visit held at Northwestern University, September 1987.

Presentation, "Attracting the most promising students to biomedical research with special reference to communication disorders."  To the Advisory Committee to the Director of NIH, "Health of Biomedical Research Institutions," Evanston, IL, March 1988.

Member, Task Force on the National Strategic Research Plan, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, January, February, and March 1989.

Participant, Workshop on Training, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Cambridge, MA, July 11-12, 1989.

Member, National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council, three-year term, August 1989 through May 1992.

Member, Research Committee of the National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council, August 1989 through May 1992.

Panelist, "Today's Opportunities, Tomorrow's Health:  The Future of Biomedical Research in America,"  Panel Five, "Public Trust."  This symposium and workshop helped to develop a Strategic Plan for NIH, February 1992.

Reviewer, Oral Biology and Medicine Study Section, Division of Research Grants, May 1992.

Steering Committee member, presenter, and panel leader, Working Group on Research Training Needs of Graduate Programs, organized and sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 1992 through 1994 with workshop in January 1994.

Site visitor for program project proposed from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Prevention and Control Study Section, the National Cancer Institute, December 1995.

Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Presentation, "The integration of communication sciences/disorders and the neurosciences in training and research."  Two-hour invited lecture and discussion given before the annual conference of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, St. Louis, MO, April 1987.

Member, Professional Development and Advocacy Committee, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, first term 1987-1988, second term 1989-90, third term 1991-1992, and fourth term 1992-1994.  Members of this committee travel to Washington once or twice yearly to lobby Congress and Executive Branch officials.

Chair, Publications Committee, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, July 1991 through March 1993.

Member, Executive Board, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, July 1991 through March 1993.

Presentation, "Variations in postdoctoral training fellowships across disciplines."  Invited workshop presented to the annual conference of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Scottsdale AZ, April 1992.

Presentation, "Perspectives on training:  Pros and cons of a professional doctorate model."  One-hour presentation at the annual conference of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Charleston, SC, April 1993.

Award for Distinguished Contribution, April 1993.

American Association of Phonetic Sciences

Councilor and Executive Board Member, elected for three year term, served only November 1992 through November 1993.

President, elected for two year term, November 1993 to December 1995.  1994 Presidential message; What are we?  Where are we going?  1995 Presidential message; Phonetics:  Exploding and Imploding.

United States Department of Education

Member, Grant Review Panel, Preparation of Special Educators, Training Personnel for the Education of the Handicapped, U.S. Department of Education, Washington D.C., February 1987.

Member, Grant Review Panel, Leadership Preparation for Special Education,  Training Personnel for the Education of the Handicapped, U.S. Department of Education, Washington D.C., January 1988.

Participant, Doctoral Leadership Training, a meeting to evaluate review criteria for training grants in Leadership Preparation for Special Education, Washington D.C., November 1988.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)

Member, Learning Technology Initiative, September 1996 to April 2000.

Member, Committee to review the Learning Technology Initiative, summer of 1997.

Member, Task Force on Undergraduate Learning Outcomes Assessment, September 1996 to April 2000.  

Institutional Representative, CIC Common Market of Courses Initiative, February 1998 to April 2000.

Member, Task Force on Undergraduate Education, April 1998 to February 2000.

National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC)

Member, Council on Academic Affairs (CAA), July 2000 to January 2007.

Member, CAA Committee on Undergraduate Education, July 2001 to January 2007, Chair, July 2004 to January 2007.

Member, CAA Task Force to Study the Reauthorization of Higher Education Act, July 2003 to November 2004.

Member, CAA Executive Committee, November 2004 to January 2007.


Miscellaneous Other National and State Activities

Member, External Review Committee for Department of Speech Communication, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, October 1987.

External Reviewer, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Merit Review Board for Neurobiology, Veterans Administration, February 1989.

Member, State Board of Regents Advisory Committee, Iowa School for the Deaf, Council Bluffs, IA, 1990 through 1991.

Reviewer, Iowa Science Foundation grant proposals, Iowa Academy of Science, May 1990.

Reviewer, Applications for Grants-in-Aid of Research, Medical Research Council of Canada, September 1991, October 1991, May 1992, October 1992, October 1994.

External Consultant, Review of Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of California at Santa Barbara, spring 1993.

External Consultant, Review of Program in Communication Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, April-May 1993.

Member, State Board of Regents Advisory Committee, Iowa Braille and Sightsaving School, Vinton, IA, 1993 to 1997.

Member, External Review Committee for Department of Speech Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 1994.

Executive Committee of Iowa Space Grant Consortium.  This group met twice yearly to coordinate the NASA Iowa Space Grant across all three Iowa Regents institutions, 1994 to 2000.

Member, External Review Committee for Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Minnesota, Duluth MN, April 1995.

Participant, Management Development Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge MA, June 1995.

Participant, Teaching Research Ethics, Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, Indiana University, Bloomington IN, June 1996.

Reviewer, Applications for intramural research funds, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, July 1996.

External Consultant, Research programs in speech physiology, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas TX, September 1996.

Member, External Review Committee for Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, October 1996.

Invited Participant and Discussant, Conference on Scholarly Communication, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, March 1997.

Invited Participant, Higher Education Technology Summit, Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino CA, July 1997.

Member, Task Force on K-16 Education, American Association of Universities, Washington DC, January 1998 to April 2000.

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, W.M. Keck Neural Prosthesis Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, June 1999.

Member, Committee for the Review of Articulation and Transfer Policy, Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus OH, September 2002 to June 2003.

Co-chair, Ohio Board of Regents Committee on High School to College Articulation, Columbus OH, August 2004 to December 2007.

Member, Economic Growth Challenge Planning Committee, Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus OH, September 2005 to January 2007.

Peer Reviewer, Pathways Reaccreditation Track, Higher Learning Commission/North Central Association, October 2012 to present, including the review of ten universities for either the comprehensive review or the Quality Improvement Program.


Editorial Service

Regular manuscript reviewer, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing ResearchJournal of the Acoustical Society of AmericaCleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, and ASHA SIG 10:  Perspectives in Higher Education, at a rate of four to five reviews per year.  Occasional reviews for other journals.

Review of proposed textbooks, C.V. Mosby,  Prentice-Hall and C.E. Merrill, Twelve reviews between 1978 and July 1993, one review in 1998.

Book review of Voice Identification by Oscar Tosi for Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, April 1979.

Book review of Speech and Language:  Advances in Basic Research and Practice (11), edited by Norman Lass, for Asha, 1985.

Associate Editor, Area of Speech Perception and Production, Human Communication and Its Disorders, Harris Winitz, Senior Editor, Ablex Publishing, Norwood NJ, 1983 to 1990.

Associate Editor--Speech Production, Journal of the Acoustical Society of  America, May 1987 through July 1990.  25 manuscripts edited in 1987, 52 manuscripts edited in 1988, 30 manuscripts edited in 1989, and 17 manuscripts edited in 1990, for a total of 124 manuscripts.

Member, Editorial Board, Speech Production, a volume of reprints published by the Acoustical Society of America, 1991.

Editor, (with Maurice Mendell and Jennifer Barber Watson, coeditors),  Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Council of Graduate Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, October 1992.

Editor--Speech, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1994 to 1996, 114 manuscripts edited in 1994, 103 manuscripts edited in 1995, and 110 manuscripts edited in 1996.

Review of proposed textbooks, Plural Publishing, two reviews in 2016.


National Convention Related Service

Member, Program Committee, 1977 ASHA Convention, Speech Disorders III.

Session Coordinator, 1977 ASHA Convention, Speech Science:  Sensorineural  Function during Speech.

Session Secretary, 1977 International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Miami FL, Phonetic Studies of Language III.

Member, Program Committee, 1978 ASHA Convention, Scientific Exhibits.

Member, Program Committee, 1981 ASHA Convention, Speech Science.

Session Coordinator, 1981 ASHA Convention, Neuromotor-Anatomical Studies of the Vocal Tract.

Member, Program Committee, 1983 ASHA Convention, Speech Science.

Session Coordinator, 1983 ASHA Convention, 2 sessions, Speech Science I:  Labial and Mandibular Physiology, and Speech Science II:  Acoustic Aspects of Speech and Singing.

Session Coordinator, 1984 ASHA Convention, Perioral Motor System Biomechanics:  Structural and Functional Identification.

Discussion Leader, 1991 Annual Conference, Council of Graduate Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Member, Program Committee, 2011 ASHA Convention, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Member, Program Committee, 2013, ASHA Convention, General & Clinical Education: General Academic Education.

Member, Program Committee, 2014, ASHA Convention, Academic & Clinical Education.